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Global Consolidation Financial Accounting Manager


Job Number:100300
Job Location:Chicago, IL
Job Type:Permanent
Job Degree:Bachelor of Arts
Job Post Date:04/01/2019

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Our client, located in downtown Chicago, is seeking a Manager of Financial Accounting, Group Consolidation to join their growing team. The role will report to the Senior Manager of Financial Accounting and be mainly responsible for  managing day-to-day activities that support accounting activities for the Company. This includes responsibility for monthly close activities, managing coworkers on the team, liaising with non-US subsidiaries, working with external and internal auditors, understanding variances to either prior periods or plan, and performing special projects as needed.

Responsibilities:

    • Manages a team of professionals that includes their coaching, development and performance management
    • Acts as liaison between Finance and other departments within the organization
    • Develops and maintains applicable accounting policies and procedures for areas under control
    • Ensures that adequate financial controls are in place and are in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements
    • Coordinates monthly financial closes, set deadlines and standards for completion of financial statements
    • Responsible for the monthly consolidation for the Company within Hyperion Financial Management
    • Works with external and internal auditors to ensure financial statements adhere to accounting policies and good financial controls
    • Review and approve journal entries and account reconciliations
    • Overall responsibility for ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of data within Hyperion Financial Management (used for external financial reporting purposes)
    • Oversight of the PeopleSoft general ledger system

Requirements:


- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance with 5 years of accounting experience and 1 year of management experience.

- CPA highly preferred

- Must be a Subject Matter Expert ("SME") in Hyperion Financial Management




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